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Windows 7: eSata drive goes to sleep

19 Jul 2012   #1
daniellouwrens

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 32-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
eSata drive goes to sleep

Hi

I have W7 x64 and have a hard drive attached to an eSata port on my PC.

When I have not been using my PC for a few minutes the attached drive seems to go to sleep, and if I copy large folder (>20Gig) from my main (C) hard drive to my eSata drive the speed starts okay then slows to virtually nothing after 20 minutes.

If I try to access the drive in explorer it takes a few seconds after I click on the drive to show the contents, this does not happen if I click on my C: drive.

I have my Power settings set to High Performance and my Hard Drive "Sleep" settings set to Never.

How do I keep my attached eSata drive from going to sleep (or whatever the problem is)

Thanks

Daniel


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24 Jul 2012   #2
daniellouwrens

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 32-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Bump...

Surely someone has a solution the try.

Cheers

Daniel
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